Kansai Plascon, Uganda’s biggest paint company has donated paint worth 50 million shillings to the CoRSU Rehabilitation Centre, the donation is part of the recently concluded ‘Paint and Win’ Colour Cup Edition promotion was handed over by the Plascon Managing Director, Mr. Santosh Gumte at the hospital premises in Entebbe, Wakiso District. Every year, Plascon runs the ‘Paint and Win’ promotion which serves as a platform for the brand to strengthen relations with its customers through various touch points including country-wide trade activations, online engagements and CSR activities. Through the promotion, the company also rewards its dealers, customers and painters with various prizes for their loyalty and continuous support. Also as part of the promotion, the company carries out a number of CSR activities.
Mr. Santosh Gumte, Managing Director Plascon Uganda said, “Every year we have Paint & Win promotion which is not only about cash rewards for those who buy paint but to the general public as well. This has been done through CSR activities that are carried out as part of the campaign, community outreaches. during activations among other interventions.
CoRSU which was established in 2006 is a non-profit NGO that specializes in curative, preventative & rehabilitating services for people with disabilities in Uganda and neighboring countries.
Mr. Andrew Muleledhu, CEO of CoRSU said, “The faith you have shown our hospital is greatly appreciated. On behalf of everyone here I extend my sincere gratitude towards you for your generous and thoughtful donation. I would like to let you know that we are deeply grateful to Plascon Uganda for helping us improve on the hospital.”
Over the past 10 years, several establishments including schools, orphanage homes, and community based organizations have benefitted from the Paint and Win CSR where they have received donations in form of paint, makeovers among others. Some of the organizations that have previously benefited include Entebbe Referral Hospital, Sanyu Babies Home, Dwelling Places, Kigezi High School, Kampala School for the Physically Handicapped among others.